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Northern Ireland Agricultural Institute http://www.arini.ac.uk/res.htm
This site looks at developing more efficient farming systems and
improving the welfare of animals in an environmentally friendly
of Agriculture and Rural Development http://www.dani.gov.uk/index.htm
A site set up to look at Agriculture and Rural Development within
Northern Ireland providing up to the minute press releases and statistics
on the latest agricultural news.
Livestock and Meat Commission for Northern Ireland http://www.lmcni.com/
This site gives weekly updates on what is happening in the Northern
Ireland meat industry. Some useful links.
Soil Association http://www.soilassociation.org.uk/SA/SAWeb.nsf/%21Open
The Soil Association is a charity that has been researching and promoting
organic farming since 1946. The site gives information on the history
of the association, ongoing campaigns and its responsible forestry
All the latest weather information you need to know, both local and
from around the world. Try out the Fact Files to find out why we have
seasons and climates and the role satellites play in forecasting the
Ministry of Agriculture Fisheries & Food (MAFF) http://www.maff.gov.uk/maffhome.htm
This government site provides useful links for researching information
on agricultural issues. The site has a topical weekly section. Information
on Government policies both for home and abroad can be accessed from
National Farmers' Union http://www.nfu.org.uk/education/farmstud.shtml
This site has a very good educational section providing farming case
studies for primary and secondary schools. The site also provides
a comprehensive glossary on farming terms.